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información sobre arqueología, arte, historia y cultura del antiguo Egipto; así como de excavaciones y exposiciones de esta temática.
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Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post

Tomb robbers broke into tomb of workman who built Great Pyramid | Cairo Post | Egiptología | Scoop.it

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, May 12, 11:04 AM

An attempted robbery of a Giza tomb.

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Prince Khaemwaset’s signature deposits: being part of History

Prince Khaemwaset’s signature deposits: being part of History | Egiptología | Scoop.it

A guest blog post from Nicolas de Larquier, currently on an internship at the museum, discussing some objects he has been working on, and the motivations of one of ancient Egypt's most well-known p...


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4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt

4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt | Egiptología | Scoop.it
The purpose of the pyramid, which predates the Great Pyramid of Giza, is a mystery. It may have been used as a symbolic monuments dedicated to the royal cult that affirmed the power of the king in the southern provinces.

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These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings

Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings | Egiptología | Scoop.it
British archaeologist John Romer, 72, believes he has discovered the site where three ancient Egyptian priest kings - Herihor, Piankh and Menkheperre - were buried in Luxor, Egypt, almost 3,000 years ago.

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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Egiptología | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, February 3, 11:00 AM

These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle

King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle | Egiptología | Scoop.it
Possibly the first-known mummified erect penis, and other burial anomalies, were not accidents during embalming, but rather deliberate attempts to make the king appear as Osiris, the god of the underworld, in as literal a way as possible.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 7:56 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 5, 2:00 PM

VPP--Very Important Penis

Aladin Fazel's curator insight, January 10, 2:03 PM

it's by either Got or creatures of all kind; the same!!